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Forum: performance & suspension 10-07-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
Buying a B20 oil cap and swapping back to a valve...

Buying a B20 oil cap and swapping back to a valve cover without a vent will cost me close to $100 all up, when I factor in the cap, more hoses and fittings, and another valve cover gasket. Ideally...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By Dauntless
I've seen plenty of those lifting tabs broken....

I've seen plenty of those lifting tabs broken. You'll probably be OK, but be careful and keep an eye on them anyway.

Otherwise, make a pair of lifting straps out of flatbar and hold them in place...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-01-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 16,786
Posted By Dauntless
Is the front wheel dented?

Is the front wheel dented?
Forum: performance & suspension 10-01-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
Any particular reason for that? Just cam...

Any particular reason for that? Just cam clearance?
Forum: performance & suspension 10-01-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 375
Posted By Dauntless
Automotive electrician. Edit: Beat me to it.

Automotive electrician.

Edit: Beat me to it.
Forum: performance & suspension 10-01-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
That sounds like a plan to me. I was...

That sounds like a plan to me.

I was thinking a short piece of aluminium tube with a piece of aluminium sheet welded over the end, and holes drilled in the sides.

Would it also be worth using...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-01-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks for the info. So you don't think there's...

Thanks for the info. So you don't think there's any point trying to fit a baffle inside the valve cover and using my existing setup?
Forum: performance & suspension 10-01-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Dauntless
My 240's original exhaust was under axle. I don't...

My 240's original exhaust was under axle. I don't see how it shows lack of talent, it uses less bends than over axle, especially on a lowered car. It also makes the exhaust much easier to remove. The...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-01-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks for the info. Where are you suggesting I...

Thanks for the info. Where are you suggesting I screw in a baffle? And where would you place the oil resistant foam?

Do you think I'd get an acceptable result by effectively baffling and...
Forum: performance & suspension 10-01-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
I don't want to fill my new intercooler with oil.

I don't want to fill my new intercooler with oil.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-30-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By Dauntless
3", 14x8x4" or similar sized straight through...

3", 14x8x4" or similar sized straight through muffler in the resonator location, under axle, straight out the back. Or if you want some noise, fit a hotdog/bullet in place of the muffler.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-30-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
The B21/early B23 type? I'm fairly sure they have...

The B21/early B23 type? I'm fairly sure they have an additional ridge to hold in a baffle?
Forum: performance & suspension 09-30-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
I'm having trouble finding any good information. ...

I'm having trouble finding any good information.

Should I fit some sort of baffle just over the inside of the vent hole? Fitting a baffle to the entire valve cover seems difficult.
Forum: performance & suspension 09-29-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks guys. Looks like I'll try some sort of...

Thanks guys. Looks like I'll try some sort of baffle. Any ideas?
Forum: performance & suspension 09-29-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
I think Ash from DVS had previously ran it on his...

I think Ash from DVS had previously ran it on his track day car, with no issues. It isn't baffled. How would I go about this? Could I get away with some steel wool in the AN fitting?

Mods are 15G...
Forum: performance & suspension 09-28-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 877
Posted By Dauntless
Catch can, breather hoses and excessive blowby

Hi Everyone,

My 90 745T has a fairly worn out B230FT, and a replacement engine is planned. However, it's my daily driver and I need to keep it running for now.

The engine runs well and makes...
Forum: projects & restorations 08-26-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,892
Posted By Dauntless
With 10.0 actually.

With 10.0 actually.
Forum: showroom 08-24-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,879
Posted By Dauntless
How much rolling and trimming were required to...

How much rolling and trimming were required to fit those?
Forum: showroom 08-24-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,879
Posted By Dauntless
Yeah, so I'm convinced I need 16s. Thanks!

Yeah, so I'm convinced I need 16s. Thanks!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 291
Posted By Dauntless
That's an excellent idea.

That's an excellent idea.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-20-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 278
Posted By Dauntless
Those compression numbers do seem low, I'd check...

Those compression numbers do seem low, I'd check the testing is being done correctly and try again. I'd expect at least 130psi, probably more like 150.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By Dauntless
$10 at the machine shop got me this: ...

$10 at the machine shop got me this:

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/133182-4/IMAG2229.jpg
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks guys. UNF is common, but not on those...

Thanks guys. UNF is common, but not on those sorts of fittings it seems. NPT is rarely used here apart from AN fittings, so I might take the top piece of the catch can to the machine shop and see if...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,873
Posted By Dauntless
This is the cause of your mega slow 60ft times,...

This is the cause of your mega slow 60ft times, which have a big impact on ET. With a 15G you should be able to make much more boost while stalling up.

Edit: You said "when I hit the torque...
Forum: showroom 08-18-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,087
Posted By Dauntless
Nope, steel. Weighs 800kg unladen.

Nope, steel. Weighs 800kg unladen.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By Dauntless
If you did this I assume you have a multimeter....

If you did this I assume you have a multimeter. Use that to check for 12v.
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By Dauntless
Thanks. How would I go about getting...

Thanks.

How would I go about getting accurate measurements?

Ideally I'd like to get this right, 1/2" hose is really loose over the fitting.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 08-18-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Dauntless
Personally, I'd wire up relays for each pair of...

Personally, I'd wire up relays for each pair of lights, in a do it properly and do it once fashion.

Fog lights are really only for use with parking lights and low beams, and not particularly...
Forum: performance & suspension 08-18-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 680
Posted By Dauntless
Catch can fittings

Hey guys,

I'm hoping someone can help me with this.

I'm in the process of fitting this catch can to my 745T:

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/133117-4/IMAG2194.jpg

It comes with fittings for...
Forum: showroom 08-17-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 39,087
Posted By Dauntless
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/131721-2/IMAG1695.jpg ...

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/131721-2/IMAG1695.jpg
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/131718-2/IMAG1697.jpg
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/131715-2/IMAG1698.jpg
Forum: showroom 08-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,879
Posted By Dauntless
Show me 16" wheels on 240s!

I'm thinking seriously about having a set of wheels made for my 244 in 16x8 to suit 225/50R16.

Show me what you've got!
Forum: performance & suspension 08-07-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 9,873
Posted By Dauntless
How much boost are you building before you leave...

How much boost are you building before you leave the line? I run 225/55R16 Pirelli P7s at 25psi and can leave the line at about 7-8 psi. Any more and it spins. I have a 15G, ported 90+, IPD cam...
Forum: aftermarket engine management 07-29-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 625
Posted By Dauntless
Seen. Got pics?

Seen.

Got pics?
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Dauntless
Yeah, but due to the shape of the spring perch...

Yeah, but due to the shape of the spring perch and angle of the tyre against the strut, it will help.
Forum: performance & suspension 07-24-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Dauntless
Wheels with less offset should help the strut...

Wheels with less offset should help the strut rubbing issues.

Your other option is 205/70R15 which is a very common size.
Forum: showroom 06-28-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,102
Posted By Dauntless
Above. If you mount them below, it reduces their...

Above. If you mount them below, it reduces their effectiveness, and it makes it difficult to see dips in the road. There's a reason truck drivers mount them up high.

The only lights you want below...
Forum: performance & suspension 06-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Dauntless
http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/42130-3/Picture+1613ED....

http://zyrex.org/gallery/d/42130-3/Picture+1613ED.JPG
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By Dauntless
Any luck mate?

Any luck mate?
Forum: showroom 02-12-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By Dauntless
B230E in a 240 should have an A cam. B230E in a...

B230E in a 240 should have an A cam. B230E in a 740 should have a V cam. It should have a 531 head too.



The B230E was used from 1985 in markets that didn't require unleaded fuel. Unleaded was...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-09-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,874
Posted By Dauntless
Nice work mate, the car still looks great!

Nice work mate, the car still looks great!
Forum: website & board 01-12-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,290
Posted By Dauntless
Enter boost, exit headgasket.

Enter boost, exit headgasket.
Forum: performance & suspension 12-28-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 5,006
Posted By Dauntless
Nothing wrong with K-Jet on an NA engine. I'd...

Nothing wrong with K-Jet on an NA engine. I'd look for a B23 to put in it.
Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,239
Posted By Dauntless
What does welding the weight in place achieve?

What does welding the weight in place achieve?
Forum: performance & suspension 11-25-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By Dauntless
Set up correctly, power loss should be minimal....

Set up correctly, power loss should be minimal. And you can always modify the engine to take advantage of LPG's high octane rating. CR in the 10s with a turbo or in the 12s NA with a mild to moderate...
Forum: performance & suspension 11-17-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Dauntless
It's pretty normal for the tyres to skid/slip on...

It's pretty normal for the tyres to skid/slip on 240s near full lock, if that's what you're talking about?
Forum: performance & suspension 11-11-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,815
Posted By Dauntless
I'd like to see someone actually do this so I...

I'd like to see someone actually do this so I know what I need to buy :lol:
Forum: performance & suspension 11-09-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,143
Posted By Dauntless
http://www.kaplhenke.com/

http://www.kaplhenke.com/
Forum: website & board 11-08-2013, 12:55 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 14,015
Posted By Dauntless
Just made a donation. Let's keep this site...

Just made a donation. Let's keep this site running nicely!
Forum: website & board 10-06-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By Dauntless
I just did a google image search, and I can see...

I just did a google image search, and I can see why they're so cheap.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 10-01-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 713
Posted By Dauntless
Where are you located?

Where are you located?
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